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strained

1. adjective POL tense2. adjective unnatural, forced 3. adjective overstretched4. adjective SPOR, MED of muscle, eye etc5. adjective COOK sieved 1 adjective especially POL tenseteannta  c m uthe strained atmosphere an t-atmaisféar teanntathere was a strained silence bhí tost corrach ann, bhí tost míchompordach annrelations between the two countries have become strained tá teannas idir an dá thír, níl an dá thír ar na hóí le chéile 2 adjective unnatural, forced teannta  c m ubréagach  c m uthe occasion was rather strained bhí an ócáid cineál mínádúrtha, bhí an ócáid cineál bréagachshe gave a strained smile rinne sí gáire dóite, rinne sí gáire in éadan a tola
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3 adjective overstretchedteannteanntafinances are strained tá an t-airgead gannhe was looking strained bhí cuma bhuartha air 4 adjective SPOR, MED of muscle, eye etcteannta  c m ushe has a strained back tá matán tarraingthe ina droim aici 5 adjective COOK sievedsíothlaithe  c m uscagtha adj3strained yoghurt iógart scagtha